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Elma Louise James

Female 1857 - 1936  (79 years)


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  • Name Elma Louise James 
    Born 31 Mar 1857  Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 19 Jun 1859  Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    HEAL Cause of death: General arteriosclerosis.  [4
    Occupation Dressmaker  [4
    Died 1 Oct 1936  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Buried 5 Oct 1936  Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    • Listed in 1860 NY Census, Columbia County, Stockport, age 3, born in New York

      Listed in 1870 NY Census, Columbia County, Stockport, age 13

      1930 US Census, Connecticut, Middlesex, Middletown, Elma L. James, patient, 71, single, born NY, father born Enland, mother born NY

      Elma L. James, of New Haven, CT, bought 1-1/4 acre tract of land with appurtenances in Stockport, NY on 10 Jun 1889 from mother, Grace James, for $1.00

      Listed as a child of Thomas H. James, living at No. 48 South Avenue, Bridgeport, CT in Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893

      Living at 208 Main St., Bridgeport, CT on 29 Jan 1895

      Died at Connecticut State Hospital, Middletown, CT. AE: 79y, 6m, 0d

      Miss Elma L. James, 79, died in Middletown, Thursday, after a long illness. The remains will be on view at the funeral home of Henry E. Bishop and Son, 1139 Fairfield avenue, Sunday afternoon and evening. Funeral services will be at Stockport, NY Monday. Miss James is survived by a sister, Miss Mary James, of Middletown and a niece, Grace Comey, of North Reading, Mass. [4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]
    Person ID I13251  Mindrum
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2009 

    Father Thomas Harvey James,   b. Bef 7 Nov 1826, Spetisbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1887, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Mother Grace Augusta Chittenden,   b. 19 Jul 1836, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1905, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1855  Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Family ID F9209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    James, Thomas, Grace, John, Elma, Mary
    James, Thomas, Grace, John, Elma, Mary

  • Sources 
    1. [S989] Birthdate.

    2. [S184] Church records from Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY, compiled 1991 by Linda L. Fenoff, City of Hudson Deputy Historian, Birthdate.

    3. [S185] Grave Marker, Old Cemetery, Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY, Birth year.

    4. [S1102] Elma L. James death record, Bridgeport, CT Vital Records, Deaths Volume 18, p. 185.

    5. [S184] Church records from Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY, compiled 1991 by Linda L. Fenoff, City of Hudson Deputy Historian.

    6. [S185] Grave Marker, Old Cemetery, Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY, death year.

    7. [S185] Grave Marker, Old Cemetery, Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY.

    8. [S1103] Miss Elma L. James obituary, Bridgeport, CT Post, Fri 2 Oct 1936, date.

    9. [S1096] 1860 New York Census.

    10. [S1097] 1870 New York Census.

    11. [S3869] 1930 US Census, Connecticut, Middlesex, Middletown, Enum. Dist. 4-22, sheet 19A.

    12. [S1100] Columbia County Clerk, Hudson, NY, Book 126, page 171.

    13. [S183] Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893.

    14. [S998] Letter from Columbia County, NY probate regarding estate of Henry James, deceased. 29 Jan 1895.

    15. [S1103] Miss Elma L. James obituary, Bridgeport, CT Post, Fri 2 Oct 1936.

    16. [S989] Date.

    17. [S184] Church records from Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY, compiled 1991 by Linda L. Fenoff, City of Hudson Deputy Historian, Date and place.